Monthly Archives: August 2012

Month: August 2012 A Tribute to Christopher Neo

Chris also had a heart for the underdogs. He worked tirelessly during his campaign for the constituency of Boon Lay, and even when he was defeated, he continued the work he had started.

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Month: August 2012 The Meaning of Our Pledge

Thus, the National Pledge is not just about unity and multi-racialism. It is also about working towards social and economic justice. It is about doing away with an authoritarian system and building a more democratic society.

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Month: August 2012 SDP on Cabinet reshuffle: PR exercise or genuine response to the people’s needs?

The changes to the cabinet and the introduction of the new ministries by the Prime Minister (PM) are accompanied by little useful information but much public relations puff. Statements like Singapore entering a “new phase of development”, the need to “strengthen our families”, and focusing on “building a cohesive and vibrant society” have been stock phrases that the PAP makes

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Month: August 2012 Media Literacy Council is yet another attempt at stifling dissent

Some months ago, Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts Dr Yaacob Ibrahim tried to spearhead the creation of an internet Code of Conduct that Singaporean netizens were supposed to adhere to. This proposal was smacked down so hard by netizens that the suggestion never saw the light of day again. Until now.

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